Marella Cruises has extended its pause in European operations until March 31st, while long-haul trips are not now expected to return until at least April 30th.
Leo Burnett will handle all aspects of the TUI brand in Europe, spanning creative output and strategy across the UK, Germany, France, the Nordics and Benelux.
Virgin Holidays has become the latest travel firm to cancel holidays after new Covid-19 lockdown restrictions were imposed in part of the UK, joining Tui, Thomas Cook and Jet2.
TUI Group has finalised a €1.8 billion financing package led by the German government as the company battles the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The travel giant said it would not operate departures from the airport until December 30th at the earliest, when restrictions are due to be reassessed.
The travel giant saw revenue of €7.9 billion for financial 2020. The figure is down 58 per cent from the €18.9 billion reported last year, as Covid-19 took a huge toll on bookings.
Flights to popular holiday hotspots such as Gran Canaria and Tenerife take off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport again from today. TUI and Wizz Air are also offering discounts on test and release kits.
The deal includes the German Economic Support Fund, KfW Entwicklungsbank, commercial banks and the company’s largest single shareholder Unifirm.
TUI has confirmed there will be no trips to see Santa this year. The UK & Ireland subsidiary revealed earlier it had taken the “incredibly difficult” decision to suspend holidays to Lapland this winter.
TUI River Cruises and Marella Cruises will put their summer 2022 programmes on sale from November 5th. TUI also confirmed one of its three ships, TUI Maya, will become all-inclusive as standard.
TUI UK has launched winter 2021 and 2022 holidays as the company seeks to boost sales in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown in travel. The holiday giant will put summer 2022 on sale from November.